Man, toddler rescued after minivan crash

Police say the man was headed south on Dairy Ashford when he lost control of his minivan and slammed into a metal pole at Bellaire.

August 3, 2011 9:48:37 AM PDT
A man and a young child had to be rescued from their minivan after an early morning crash in southwest Houston.

Police say the man was headed south on Dairy Ashford when he lost control of his minivan and slammed into a metal pole at Bellaire. Crews had to use the jaws of life to get him out of the van. He was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

A three-year -old girl was with him. She was not seriously hurt but was taken to the hospital as a precaution.